Stanley Shapiro

Screenwriter, Producer, Playwright
Former radio and TV writer with a facility for light, romantic comedy. Shapiro enjoyed a number of feature successes in the late 1950s and 60s, writing vehicles for stars Cary Grant, David Niven and Rock Hudson and ... Read more »
Born: 07/15/1925 in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Filmography

Writer (17)

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels 1988 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Carbon Copy 1981 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Seniors 1978 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

For Pete's Sake 1974 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Me, Natalie 1969 (Movie)

(From Story)

How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life 1967 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

A Very Special Favor 1965 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Bedtime Story 1964 (Movie)

(From Story)

Bedtime Story 1964 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

That Touch of Mink 1962 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Come September 1961 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Lover Come Back 1960 (Movie)

(From Story)

Lover Come Back 1960 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Operation Petticoat 1959 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Pillow Talk 1959 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

The Perfect Furlough 1958 (Movie)

(Screenplay)

Running Against Time (TV Show)

Screenplay
Producer (9)

Carbon Copy 1981 (Movie)

(Producer)

Seniors 1978 (Movie)

(Producer)

For Pete's Sake 1974 (Movie)

(Producer)

Me, Natalie 1969 (Movie)

(Producer)

A Very Special Favor 1965 (Movie)

(Producer)

Bedtime Story 1964 (Movie)

(Producer)

That Touch of Mink 1962 (Movie)

(Producer)

Lover Come Back 1960 (Movie)

(Producer)

Biography

Former radio and TV writer with a facility for light, romantic comedy. Shapiro enjoyed a number of feature successes in the late 1950s and 60s, writing vehicles for stars Cary Grant, David Niven and Rock Hudson and Doris Day ("Pillow Talk" 1959). He co-wrote both "Bedtime Story" (1964) with Marlon Brando and David Niven, and its 1988 remake, "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels", starring Steve Martin and Michael Caine.

Milestones

1964

First film as producer, "Bedtime Story"

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